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Lesson Plan: Size It Up! - Pre-Kindergarten - Grade PK
Grade:PK
Summary:Children describe and compare size, height and weight of objects at centers. Over several days, children manipulate the objects to answer questions and investigate the objects. They discuss the objects with a partner to reinforce vocabulary and conceptual understanding. Suggestions to involve parents are provided.
Ohio Standards Connection
Content Area:
Mathematics
 
Standard: Measurement
Benchmark: B. Select appropriate units for length, weight, volume (capacity) and time, using: - objects; i.e., non-standard units;- U.S. customary units: inch, foot, yard, ounce, pound, cup, quart, gallon, minute, hour, day, week and year;- metric units: centimeter, meter, gram and liter.
Indicator: 4. Begin to use terms to compare the attributes of objects (e.g., bigger, smaller, lighter, heavier, taller, shorter, more and less).
 
Standard: Measurement
Benchmark: C. Develop common referents for units of measure for length, weight, volume (capacity) and time to make comparisons and estimates.
Indicator: 5. Order a set of objects according to size, weight or length.
Related Ohio Standards Connection
Content Area:
Mathematics
 
Standard: Mathematical Processes
Benchmark: A. Use a variety of strategies to understand problem situations; e.g., discussing with peers, stating problems in own words, modeling problems with diagrams or physical materials, identifying a pattern.
 
Standard: Mathematical Processes
Benchmark: F. Draw pictures and use physical models to represent problem situations and solutions.
 
Standard: Mathematical Processes
Benchmark: H. Recognize the mathematical meaning of common words and phrases, and relate everyday language to mathematical language and symbols.





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